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Three Ways to Take Better Pictures Without a Fancy Camera

I love to teach photography because there are so many different ways to take better pictures. You can definitely take better pictures by mastering your camera. So many people have amazing cameras and are still putting them on auto. It’s like you just purchased a Ferrari and only drive it 20 mph. Learn to use …

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A Little Taste

It’s hard to describe what it’s like to be on a newborn session. To feel the love parents have for their incredible little person. To have actually taken a shower and feel like a human. To take a break from the chaos of being the parent of a newborn and enjoy the moment. Here’s a …

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Dreary Weather Does Not Mean Dreary Pictures

It’s winter in Chicago, which means dreary weather. (It usually also means cold and snow, but that’s not how this winter is going!) But dreary weather does not mean your pictures have to look dreary. If you think about them a little differently, you can still get lots of beauty and energy in your photographs, …

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Monthly Pictures in the First Year

Documenting change. Documenting life. It’s one of the most amazing things about photography. Our lives are moving and morphing so quickly and while we think we’ll remember it all, we can’t. That’s why we go back to old pictures and “can’t believe how little they were.” It’s amazing how pictures can allow us to relive …

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